8 December 2003
Patek Philippe. A fine 18K pink gold wristwatch with unusual lugs
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 939048, Ref. 1491, circa 1952
12'''-120, with nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, movement stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva, the silvered matte dial with applied pink gold baton numerals, pink gold dauphine hands, subsidiary seconds, the circular case with snap on back (No. 670918 Ref. 1491), unusual downturned scroll lugs, case, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production in 1952 and its subsequent sale on February 18th, 1953.
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